• Article Review Entertainment Donated Would Go Directly To The Victims
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    "On the Money", an article written by Allison Hope Weiner, is a brief article written as an effort to help explain the controversy surrounding the celebrity telethon that was held almost three months ago. The telethon, America: A Tribute to Heroes, ended up receiving donations totaling an estimated one hundred and fifty million dollars all put into a fund overseen by the United Way, called the September 11 th Fund. This fund has received over three hundred and forty million dollars all from dona...
  • Serial Killer Killers Victims Police
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    SERIAL KILLER S haine Dolan The country has been gripped by fear and the serial killer has played right into that fear. The serial killer epitomizes the fear that police officers and the criminal justice cannot protect us. Serial killings account for less than one percent of annual homicides we have in America, yet they somehow touch the lives of almost every America. Serial killers are more common here in America then anywhere else in the world. Even though the likely hood of ever encountering ...
  • York Times Victims Money Fund
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    Scott Andersen 2/28/02 Speech 111 Making Everyone a Millionaire 1: Introduction 1: In a story in the New York Times written by David Barstow. It's estimated that over 1. 6 billion dollars have been raised by charity organizations since the attacks on Sept 11 th. That money has been raised for victims of that tragic day... But where has all the money gone? 2: I started this speech as a simple exploration into the Red Cross and its Liberty Fund that was established to help victims of the attacks o...
  • Domestic Violence Victim Abuse Victims
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    Domestic Violence Domestic violence today is an ever increasing, horrible epidemic. Domestic violence not only affects women, it also affects children as well as men in a few cases. This epidemic encompasses not only physical but emotional types of abuse. After becoming the victim of abuse it becomes a lifetime of healing. Domestic violence in our country is unfortunately on the rise instead of on the decline. This is a problem that society has only begun to recognize in the past 15 to 20 years...
  • Spinal Cord Victims Sci Cure
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    The Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure (FSCIPCC) is a non-profit educational group dedicated to the prevention, care and cure of spinal cord injuries through public awareness, education and funding research. Founded by its current Chairman Ronald R. Gilbert, FSCIPCC is committed to improving the quality of care for persons with serious spinal cord injuries and to raising funds that support the search for a cure. FSCIPCC is comprised of victims of spinal cord injuries and t...
  • Victimology Crime Victim
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    Abstract This report will provide the information about the evolution of the concept of 'victim' and the study of victim ology. Victimology is a term first coined for a specialty within the field of criminology. In recent times, victim ology has come to embrace a wide array of professional disciplines working with victims. In its original form, victim ology examined characteristics of victims and how they 'contributed' to their victimization. The emergence of the crime victims' rights movement h...
  • Holocaust 8 Victims People Camps
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    The Holocaust, what is the true depth of the word? As sad as it may seem, it affected the lives of millions because of the hate inside of one certain group of people, the Nazi's. Dehumanization is to deprive human qualities such as individuality or compassion. Victims of the Holocaust went through dehumanization simply to make the killing of others psychologically easy for the Nazi's. Many victims of the Holocaust suffered from various experiments which eventually led to the death. Some of the e...
  • Victims Still Victim Crime Elias
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    Robert Elias' book, 'Victims Still'; , presents a very controversial stance that the victims' movement is, perhaps, not at all. Elias suggests that all the programs, laws, and institutions that have been created in the 1980 s and 1990 s have done absolutely nothing to help the victim. Elias also offers explanations as to how the victims' movement doesn't help victims, what the real causes of crime are, and how crime should be controlled. The victims' movement that sprung up during the 1980 s and...
  • Stalking Types Of Stalkers
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    Based on a study done by Schwartz-Watts and Morgan at the American Academy of Psychology Law, they found that stalking was far more prevalent than anyone had imagined: 8% of American women and 2% of American men will be stalked in their lifetimes. That's 1. 4 million American stalking victims every year. The majority of stalkers have been in relationships with their victims, but significant percentages either never met their victims, or were just acquaintances - neighbors, friends or co-workers....
  • Paradise Lost Sexual Assault
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    Paradise Lost: an Essay Upon viewing the documentary, "Paradise Lost", one of my first impressions was a feeling of shock at the hysteria surrounding the case, and how heavily it impacted the trial. Another area of concern was the tenuous (or nonexistent) evidence tying these youths to these horrible murders. The entire essence of the prosecution's case was a confession of questionable authenticity by Jessie Misskelley, Jr, coupled with a community-based fear of a satanic ritual having occurred....
  • Domestic Violence Effects Victim Term
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Surprisingly enough, domestic violence affects more than just the immediate victim. Domestic violence is a growing, widespread social problem in America. In the majority of all cases, the victim is spousal or intimate. Children that live in a household where domestic violence is prevalent are also affected. Domestic violence not only has short-term effects on the victim, it also has long-term effects. The long-term effect of this violent abuse is usually physical, psychological...
  • Older Woman Sexual Abuse
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    Older Women Hidden Sexual Abuse Victims Although other forms of violence within the family have received increasing attention from professionals and the media over recent years, including the physical abuse and neglect of children, child sexual abuse, and domestic violence, elder abuse remains relatively hidden. This is especially true of sexual abuse of older persons. While there are some references to stranger rapes of older women, the topic of elder sexual abuse within the family is rarely ad...
  • Atwoods Theory Of Canadian Short Stories
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    Atwoods Theory of Canadian Short Stories Margaret Atwood detects that in most Canadian stories there seems to be some sort of victim and their quest for survival. In the stories The Wedding Gift, The Butterfly Ward, and Skald, we find three of her four types of victims. First there are creative non-victims who are successful at not being victims, secondly, there are victims who acknowledge the fact that they are victims but who blame their situations on something they cannot control, like fate. ...
  • Romeo And Juliet Bad Luck
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    Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare, talks closely about Romeo and Juliet being victims of bad luck. They are victims of an unkind fate, they happen to be in the centre of ill fateful events. This is true because, Romeo a Montague and Juliet a Capulet are from feuding families, Romeo also tries to avoid a fight but two people ended up dying anyway. Romeo and Juliet's secret marriage was also in doubt after Capulet agreed to marry Juliet to Paris. A message cannot be delivered to Rome...
  • The Criminal Justice System Meeting Victims' Needs
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    Over the last twenty years "we have had considerable impact on the advancement of victims' rights, expansion of services for victims and upon government policy." I agree with that statement. Until about thirty years ago, the rights and interests of victims of crime were given little recognition. Since then, the change has been steady and significant. The Parliament of South Australia has legislated to confer rights on victims. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Act, and provisions in the Crimina...
  • Can A Person Recover From Anorexia
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    Anorexia is an illness. It is a form of eating disorder. People who suffer from anorexia lose significant weight by starving themselves, so much so that their weight falls way below ideal. Despite being underweight, sufferers still have the misconception of being fat, and some may even avoid mirrors and continue extreme dieting. This can be very dangerous as prolonged starvation can lead to death. Although there is no medication to treat this illness, the good news is, anorexic victims can be cu...
  • Is Bullying As Ingrained Into Our Society Apple Pie
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    Is Bullying as Ingrained into our society as apple pie? Bullying is a worldwide problem that occurs around us everyday and everywhere. People experience some sort of bullying at some point in their lives, whether they are the victim or the bully. In this essay, I will focus on the causes and effects of bullying in the school environment. But what exactly is bullying? There are multiple ways to define bullying. It can be described as repeated negative events, which occur over time; directed at a ...
  • Victims' Rights Crime Victim States
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    Do Victim's Need More Rights? When I was a child my best friend, Rosie, and I would play at each other's houses and we would walk each other half way home at the end of each day. Ashburn Village, the neighborhood we lived in, was an upper class development and it was considered safe. On October 14, 1991 the people of this neighborhood found that it was just the opposite. At four o'clock that afternoon Rosie and I were playing school in my basement when the phone rang. It was Rosie's brother cal...
  • Alzheimers Disease Alzheimer Brain Percent
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    Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimers Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that destroys mental and physical functioning in human beings, and invariably leads to death. It is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the United States. Alzheimer's creates emotional and financial catastrophe for many American families every year. Fortunately, a large amount of progress is being made to combat Alzheimer's disease every year. To fully be able to comprehe...
  • Bearing Witness Holocaust Book Stories
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    Bearing Witness' Bearing Witnesses, Bearing Witness' Essay, Research Paper Bearing Witnesses, Stories of the Holocaust, selected by Hazel Roch man and Darlene Z. Mc Campbell is a wonderful book that illustrates the horror of the Holocaust. I believe that this book helped me to better understand what really happened during the tragic event. This book is made up of many different real life accounts of the Holocaust. Survivors, friends and family of victims, and even the Nazi's themselves all have...